'Pastafarian' Man Wins Right To Wear Colander On Head in Driver's License Photo
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|Niko Alm in his religious headgear, a pasta strainer.|
Pastafarianism is a real religion.Most of us do not believe a religion - Christianity, Islam, Pastafarianiasm - requires literal belief in order to provide spiritual enlightenment. That is, we can be part of a community without becoming indoctrinated. There are many levels of belief.To outsiders it makes us hard to define, but here are some general things that can be said about our beliefs:We believe pirates, the original Pastafarians, were peaceful explorers and it was due to Christian misinformation that they have an image of outcast criminals todayWe are fond of beerEvery Friday is a Religious HolidayWe do not take ourselves too seriouslyWe embrace contradictions (though in that we are hardly unique)
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